通用头部
Home Page>>Why Hangzhou>>Festivals & Events

Go Wild in Hangzhou 2017-05-11
If you crave something wild this Christmas, then head straight to Zhejiang Museum of Natural History. The museum’s exhibition, entitled “Kenneth Behring World Wild Animal Exhibition”, displays 126 pieces of wild animal specimen which have been donated by American philanthropist Kenneth Behring. High-end technology has been applied to recreate the living environment of wild animals of different ecosystems, from which visitors are able to see the flora and fauna resources, and natural environment of Africa and North America.

Zhejiang Museum of Natural History Exhibitions

The exhibition uses paintings, artificial landscapes and multi-media equipment to recreate five ecological environments which are the African tropical rain forest, the Savannah desert, North American tundra, coniferous forest, and desert. By putting African elephant, pronghorn, reindeer and buffalo specimens in the aforementioned ecological environments, the exhibition gives visitors the impression of being at one with these wild animals.

Kenneth Behring is the chairman of the Global Health and Education Foundation. Since 2005, he has donated a large number of wild animal specimens to China’s museums, natural museums, and science and technology museums.

N
O
T
I
C
E

Address: No. 6 West Lake Culture Square
Hours: 09:00-17:00 every day except Monday
Venue: Zhejiang Museum of Natural History
Admission: free

Leave a message

 

The Art of the Guqin2017-11-21
Guqin, is a traditional Chinese musical instrument with a history that spans at least three thousand years. Ranked first in the following top four traditional Chinese arts – Guqin, Chess, Calligraphy and Painting, Guqin has long been considered as the symbol of elegance and has been the long-chosen musical accompaniment for singing ancient scholars. To know or to master the art of the Guqin, then the following influential places in Hangzhou are a good place to start.
guqin-big.jpg
Hangzhou, Soaked in Traditional Chinese Medicine2017-11-21
Traditional Chinese medicine has a time-honored history. As early as ancient times, through the process of struggling with nature, traditional Chinese medicine was created. When searching for food, it was discovered that plants could relieve symptoms, which is the origins of traditional Chinese medicine; hot rocks or sand and earth wrapped up with furs or tree barks eased pain when warming oneself by a fire, which is how moxibustion came into being. It is also during the process of producing tools, that the ancient Chinese discovered the stabbing of some parts of the body can ease the pain of some other parts of the body, and that is how acupuncture come into being.
traditional-chinese-medicine-big.jpg
No.188, Fuchun Road, Hangzhou, China
TEL: 86-571-96123
FAX: 86-571-96123
Complain: slw@hz.gov.cn
Consult: slw@hz.gov.cn